Plumtree

Some pictures of trains at Plumtree station over the years

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Black 5

A Stanier Black 5 No:44664 on a special M594 departs for the south in the early 1960's Note the train spotters! The photo appears to have been taken from the bottom the the signalbox steps

Noel Ingram

Another Black 5

A Nottingham based Stanier Black 5 No: 44861 on an Up train prepares to leave Plumtree station.

T G Hepburn - Rail Archive Stephenson

Down Local

 A local Melton to Nottingham, departs Plumtree in the 1950's 

T G Hepburn - Rail Archive Stephenson

Plumtree

Unidentified Black Five with an Up service passes Plumtree station on Monday 5th November 1956

H B Priestley

Peak

Plumtree station looking south as a Nottingham service heads north in 1966

Courtney Haydon Collection R.C.T.S.

South of Plumtree

Further south this picture from the lineside shows the station buildings in the right background

Courtney Haydon Collection R.C.T.S.

Bradmore Lane

A southbound express pictured from Bradmore Lane Plumtree in 1966

Courtney Haydon Collection R.C.T.S.

Yard

Looking north in the yard at Plumtree on a misty day in 1966 sees another southbound express approaching. The Goods shed and Provender store can be made out in the murk

Courtney Haydon Collection R.C.T.S.

Rats at Plumtree

Two class 25's head south through Plumtree on 29th June 1966, photographed from the door of the signalbox. Note the trolleybuses in the station grounds - look here for some pictures of the embryo museum now based at Sandcroft near Doncaster

Noel Ingram

 175-002

175 002 passes the former Plumtree station heading north towards the Edwalton end of the test track in November 1999. Note that the electricity pylon is still there

Vernon Roberts

Pendolino

On 16th July 2001, a Class 390 'Pendolino' heads north through the curves, heading for Plumtree, with the A606 Nottingham to Melton road in the background.

Andrew Royle

Pendolino

An unidentified Class 390 'Pendolino' set heads away from the end of the electrification at Plumtree towards Asfordby past the goods shed in early September 2003.

This has now been converted into a function venue for weddings etc. Have a look here for a few pictures

Andrew Royle

Serco train 

Class 31 with Serco test train heads south past Plumtree on 25th January 2006

Laurence Sly

Plumtree

UTU4 top'n'tailed by 37606 and 37612 passes over  Bradmore Lane at Plumtree on Thursday 8th March 2007

Andrew Royle

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